Claims of LTTE revival being probed – MoD


‘The Hindu’ newspaper in India, had on 13 May published a report quoting Indian intelligence that the LTTE is planning to launch an attack in Sri Lanka on 18 May.

A communiqué from Ministry of Defence stated that after inquiring into the above information, the Indian intelligence services have informed Sri Lanka that the information has been given as general information and further that the investigations will be conducted in this regard and action will be taken to inform Sri Lanka about it.

However, the said information and all information received by the intelligence and security forces in connection with national security will be duly investigated and all further steps will be taken to strengthen the security while informing the respective security forces of the same.